It was understood that the Argentina global was happy to stay at Juventus for the upcoming season, and learning that he's effectively surplus to requirements by the club's top brass has been a real blow for Dybala personally.
Dybala now just needs to agree to the move according to Gianluca Di Marzio and if he does, Spurs will be signing one of the world's best players.
The move will also provide Juventus with the funds to meet the asking price for Manchester United'sRomelu Lukaku, who was initially planned to be part of a swap deal for Dybala.
In Spain the big transfer story on Tuesday evening is Philippe Coutinho potentially moving from Barcelona to Tottenham on loan.
The Argentina worldwide is Tottenham's second major signing of the summer, following the club-record purchase of Tanguy Ndombele from Lyon. Juventus are not interested in signing the Dane as any part of a deal for Dybala.
The north London club have been chasing the exciting Argentine midfielder all summer, having already brought in Tanguy Ndombele and Jack Clarke this summer. I can not say more because I don't know exactly how much time. Sell, buy players, sign contract, not sign contract - I think it is not in my hands, it's in the club's hands and [chairman] Daniel Levy. "Today, I feel like I am the coach". The Premier League transfer window closes at 5pm on Thursday whereas Serie A clubs have until September 2 to conclude this summer's business.
Tottenham drew 1-1 with Inter Milan yesterday, losing on penalties, in their final pre-season match before Pochettino's side face newly-promoted Aston Villa on Saturday.